Meet the Football Club Who Think They Control What Fans Post on Social Media

Meet the Football Club Who Think They Control What Fans Post on Social Media

Andy Lopata  12.08.2016
Sales of season tickets that are conditional on a meeting with a 'safety officer' and the signing of a contract restricting social media...
How Kante's Departure Could Sink Leicester City

How Kante's Departure Could Sink Leicester City

Tarutr Malhotra  12.08.2016
This year, Leicester go into the season as domestic champions, and Pot 1 seeds in the Champions League. In a season where their small squad...
Buy or Burn: Why Spendaphobic Premier League Minnows Are Doomed This Season

Buy or Burn: Why Spendaphobic Premier League Minnows Are Doomed This Season

Oli Gamp  11.08.2016
With inflated prices for top players at an all time high, and competition for those stars even higher, wealth is now the trickiest simplicity...
PL Predictions: Relegation Scrapfight

PL Predictions: Relegation Scrapfight

Tarutr Malhotra  10.08.2016
I may get into legal trouble for not predicting Leicester to finish dead last, but even I'm not stupid enough to assume that they will...

PL Predictions: Midtable Mediocrity

Tarutr Malhotra  10.08.2016
You know what? I'm going to try to be an optimist. As avid readers of the Ignorant Fan's column can attest to, I was immensely confused...
The Times Tried To Explain Grime Artist Stormzy's Lyrics To Their Readers And It Was Hilarious

The Times Tried To Explain Grime Artist Stormzy's Lyrics To Their Readers And It Was Hilarious

Ryan Barrell  10.08.2016
One of the key skills of a journalist is to explain concepts to people who might not normally be exposed to certain aspects of a story. The...
The Last Piece of Jose's Jigsaw: How Paul Pogba Will Fit in at Man Utd After His World Record Return

The Last Piece of Jose's Jigsaw: How Paul Pogba Will Fit in at Man Utd After His World Record Return

Jamie Spencer  10.08.2016
Pogba will form part of a central midfield pair in a 4-2-3-1 formation. He will provide the legs and the energy alongside a sitter, possibly...

The Unmistakeable Genius of Pep Guardiola

Tarutr Malhotra  5.08.2016
Originally published on Sixth Feb Pep Guardiola is truly the genius the Premier League has been missing. But we've known that for a while,...
​19 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Football at the Olympic Games

​19 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Football at the Olympic Games

Jamie Spencer  4.08.2016
Football has been a core part of the Olympics for over a century, but it's far from the most prominent of competitions on the global football...
Can the Signing of Paul Pogba Usher in a New Period of Dominance for Manchester United?

Can the Signing of Paul Pogba Usher in a New Period of Dominance for Manchester United?

James Knuckey  3.08.2016
A side can take time to gel, but with United fans now having waited so long since Fergie's retirement to challenge for the title, I don't...
Big Sam and the Science of Football

Big Sam and the Science of Football

Jamie Beck  2.08.2016
As an academic, we are supposed to acknowledge our biases. Therefore, I should confess to being a Bolton Wanderers supporter of many years...
Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough Can Flourish in the Top Flight

Aitor Karanka's Middlesbrough Can Flourish in the Top Flight

Oli Gamp  30.07.2016
The Spaniard cut his mustard in the best possible manner - sitting in a comfy chair next to his soon-to-be adversary Jose Mourinho in the...
Fifty Years Winning The World Cup - Can You Rate England's Proudest Sporting Moments?

Fifty Years Winning The World Cup - Can You Rate England's Proudest Sporting Moments?

Sarah Ann Harris  29.07.2016
Saturday marks half a century since England’s proudest football moment: winning the 1966 World Cup. Skipper Bobby Moore lifted the...
Claudio Ranieri Faces Fresh Challenge as Italian Tries to Hold Leicester City's Champions Together

Claudio Ranieri Faces Fresh Challenge as Italian Tries to Hold Leicester City's Champions Together

Matt Gault  29.07.2016
The Premier League was the first top-flight title Ranieri has lifted, so the forthcoming season is as alien to him as it is to the Leicester...